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Mindanao politicos laud Duterte halfway to his term

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . POLITICIANS here lauded and gave President Rodrigo Duterte a high grade midway into his six-year term. Misamis Oriental Vice Governor Jose Mari Pelaez gave Duterte a 100 percent rating. “I give him the rate of 100 percent. Maayo kaayo iyang pag-deliver sa iyang Sona [State ...

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Oro to have voctech school soon

THE establishment of the Cagayan de Oro Technical Vocational Institute (CDO-TVI) is in the offing. The City Council committee on laws and rules chaired by Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya is slated to act on the proposed ordinance creating and establishing the CDO-TVI, as approved by the committee on education chaired ...

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Iligan city enlists more PWDs into its program

By Francisco Dosdos Correspondent . ILIGAN City — A total of 2,076 persons with disabilities have been listed as of July by the city council Committee on PWDs as announced on Monday in time for the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, here. Committee chairman and Acting Vice Mayor ...

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Jealous man kills common law wife

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . BLIND rage pushed a 35-year-old construction worker to stab his common-law wife after he caught her with another man in bed. SPO4 Permio Hadji Isah, deputy station commander of Police Precinct 8, Barangay Lumbia, identified the suspect as Cecilo Bella, 47, residing at Barangay ...

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‘We’re not sex workers’

By LITO RULONA Correspondent . Another group of masseuses is now appealing to the Committee on Health, Sanitation and Health Insurance to amend the ordinance that requires masseuses to undergo weekly pap smear tests, vaginal cleaning, and gram staining at the City Health Office. Carla (not her real name), 35 ...

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LDS Charities donates ophthalmology gear to health dep’t in Armm

A turn-over ceremony of ophthalmology equipment from LDS Charities to the Department of Health of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOH-Armm) will be held today, Tuesday, at 10 am at the Ramon Chaves Meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The donation, ophthalmology equipment worth $11,611 ...

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Buk’n village chief survives ambush try

By JOEY P. NACALABAN Correspondent . A barangay chairman of one of the barangays in Valencia City, Bukidnon survived an ambushed last Thursday. Louie John Naiz, 54, barangay chairman of Mailag was lucky enough after the gun used by a gunman failed to fire. Valencia City Police head Supt. Richie ...

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Sedano takes over command of Army’s 2nd Mechanized Brigade

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — Colonel Thomas R. Sedano assumed, Thursday, command of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army, based in Maria Cristina, Iligan City. In the presence of reporters, he relieved Col. Robert C. Dauz who will be assigned to another post. Major ...

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